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Benjamin Agosto

Figure Skater
Male
Born Jan 15, 1982

Benjamin Alexandro Agosto is an American ice dancer. With partner Tanith Belbin, Agosto is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a four-time World medalist, the 2004–2006 Four Continents champion, and 2004–2008 U.S. champion.

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born on January 15, 1982.

TEENAGE

1995 13 Years Old He skated with Katie Hill from 1995 to 1998, competing with her on the novice and junior levels, including internationally. … Read More
2000 18 Years Old They went on to win the U.S. junior national title and then took the bronze medal at the 2000 World Junior Championships. … Read More
2001 19 Years Old 1 More Event
They appeared on the senior level at the 2001 U.S. Championships and won the silver medal, qualifying them for their first senior World Championships, where they finished 17th.

TWENTIES

2004 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Belbin/Agosto won the 2004 U.S. national title and would go on to repeat four times. … Read More
2005 23 Years Old Belbin/Agosto won the silver medal at the 2005 World Championships. Their silver medal combined with the placement of the other American team earned the United States three spots to the Olympics in ice dance, the first time this had happened since 1984. By a special act of Congress that passed on December 28, 2005, which President Bush signed on New Year's Eve, 2005, Belbin became a naturalized citizen of the USA, making her able to compete for the United States at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
2006 24 Years Old …  With partner Tanith Belbin, Agosto is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a four-time World medalist, the 2004–2006 Four Continents champion, and 2004–2008 U.S. champion. … Read More
2009 27 Years Old They withdrew from the 2009 U.S. Championships before the event began to due Agosto's injury. They were named to the team to the 2009 World Championships. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old At the 2010 U.S. Championships, they were unable to reclaim their national title, finishing second behind Meryl Davis and Charlie White. Belbin/Agosto were nominated to represent the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics. They finished 4th in the Olympic ice dancing event. They did not compete at the 2010 World Championships. … Read More

THIRTIES

2015 33 Years Old On December 15, 2015, U.S. Figure Skating announced Belbin and Agosto would be members of the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
2016 34 Years Old The induction ceremony was held on January 22, 2016 at the 2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. … Read More
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